Network Architect- Hybrid Remote

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Posted 13 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

About Ribbon (Nasdaq: RBBN)

We deliver global real-time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in todays smart, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, agility and automation and includes optical and packet networking, core to edge IP solutions, UCaaS/ CPaaS cloud offers, and leading-edge software security and analytics tools.

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Position Summary

This role will be a hybrid remote role, working from home part of the week (if you wish).

A Network Architect can analyze, diagram, diagnose, design, and troubleshoot complex network environments with a focus on network security. A Network Architect has deep experience with critical/core network equipment and the ability to monitor system performance with a focus on scaling data center operations to meet organizational growth.
Architect and lead the design/implementation of a robust, secure, and scalable network as it relates to data center operations.
Assist in maintaining, configuring, installing, and testing network architecture, design, hardware, and software; Includes but not limited to routers, switches, and firewalls.
Assist in monitoring, collecting, and preparing statistical data for analysis on security monitoring, network performance, and availability (monitoring of network device logs, monitoring of port statistics)
Document and diagram existing network environment(s), schematically depicting communication architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission, and signaling links and protocols. This may include creating new diagrams or updating existing diagrams.
Where necessary, provide guidance and support for rearchitecting network configurations based on industry best practice approaches.
Lead the design and support of the implementation of network hardening tasks.
Perform day to day administration and operational functions of the network environment (depending upon the project assignment)
Responsible for day-to-day level 3 problem troubleshooting and resolution of the networking environment (properly escalating problems when the need arises)
Provide network assistance to staff when required.
Assist other team members in executing various project tasks.
Ensure new software/products are implemented in accordance with client requirements and/or industry best practices.
Configure, test, implement and troubleshoot data network systems to support all aspects of the daily operations.

Applicant should have a 4-year degree (or equivalent technical certifications)
At least 10+ years of network-related experience
Extensive hands-on experience in a 1,500+ user environment with core switch experience, WAN experience, Enterprise workstations, Servers, Active Directory, and Group Policy Objects
Hands-on experience preventing, identifying, containment, and ratification of security incidents.
Experience handling multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience with network architecture and protocols
Customer contact experience with demonstrated ability to provide superior support to Internal customers.
Experience with: Multi-vendor Internetworking technologies (routers, switches, firewalls). Network and architecture protocols (including but not limited to TCP/IP, EIGRP, OSPF, RIP, BGP), and WAN technologies

Job Type: Full-time
Bachelor's (Preferred)

Network Architecture: 3+ years (Preferred)
Fortinet: 1 year (Preferred)
F-5, Pulse Secure Meraki and Palo Alto (Preferred)
Multi-vendor Internetworking technologies: 5 years (Preferred)
Network and architecture protocols: 5 years (Preferred)
WAN/SD-WAN technologies: 5 years Velocloud and Silver-Peak (Preferred)
network architecture and protocols: 5 years (Preferred)

CCNP (Preferred)
Certified CCIE (written/lab) is Preferred

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects.
Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction.
Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with a strong performance culture
Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Please Note:

'All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, on the basis of disability, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.'

US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.